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“All life has inestimable value even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor, are masterpieces of God’s creation, made in his own image, destined to live forever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect.” Bioethics is the study of the ethical issues arising from scientific advances, especially in biology and medicine.
The term “bioethics” originated in the academic world in the early 1970’s, and Catholic bioethics was quick to develop because the Church already had a large body of bioethical thought on a range of issues.
The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (NZCBC) established the Committee for Interfaith Relations to assist them in their interfaith work.
The Committee is responsible to the NZCBC Commission for the Church in Society and looks to the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID) for leadership in the field of interfaith relations.
Consequently ecumenism and the ecumenical movement take very seriously those things which divide churches form one another.
If unity in Christ is to be restored, then the obstacles to that unity need to be overcome, whether they are obstacles in faith or order, or sometimes simply social, political and even ethnic factors.” The Catholic Bishops Committee for Ecumenism supports the bishops by fostering prayer for Christian unity, promoting understanding of ecumenism, and encouraging ecumenical activities.
A chaplain will help guide us in faith development as we learn and reflect on our calling and vocation.
We hope to support one another, develop networks and provide practical resources for members.
A number of Catholics are involved with national and regional interfaith forums.
Te Rūnanga o te Hāhi Katorika ō Aotearoa is the national Māori advisory group appointed by the bishops.
It advises the bishops on the pastoral care of Māori.
In time we would also like to form links with our colleagues in neighbouring Pacific nations.
The inaugural meeting is being held in Auckland on the 25th of May and will include the celebration of Mass, the opportunity for reconciliation and an opening blessing from Bishop Patrick Dunn.
There are three Catholic Māori secondary schools, all providing boarding facilities.